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ASA-NC Ready to File Initiative

After failed attempts to get Nevada County officials to mediate proposed changes to the Nevada County Marijuana Ordinance, Americans for Safe Access- Nevada County is prepared to file a new initiative to make changes to medical marijuana cultivation regulations.
ASA-Nevada County Chairperson, Patricia Smith says the organization made final changes to the initiative at Tuesday night’s meeting.
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Smith says the big difference between the current ordinance and ASA’s proposal is removing square footage and returning to plant count limits of 6 plants per patient. The initiative also addresses collective grows.
Click here to listen to Patricia Smith

If a garden is in a a residential neighborhood, ASA’s initiative also addresses nuisance factors.
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ASA plans to file the initiative tomorrow and then will wait for the County’s response which is to provide a title and summary for the initiative. At that point the signature gathering process begins.
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Once the signatures are verified, Smith says the county has the right to accept the initiative as written or move forward with a special election.
ASA’s  Initiative will be posted on the website www.ASA-NC.com so people will have an opportunity to review it and make comments about the content.

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